February 2011

The Ancient Philadelphia Taverns

by carbonboy on February 27, 2011

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Did Ben Franklin hang out here? Well maybe, as he is buried nearby. But unlikely as this is early 1800’s architecture (for lack of a better term).  But this place may be close to where he once walked, and drank! Benjamin Franklin wrote: “there can’t be good living where there is not good drinking” and “beer is […]


My new D7000 and 28-300mm Nikkor

by carbonboy on February 22, 2011

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Nikon’s D7000 – the best DSLR ever? I got a big tax refund this year – odd as I rarely let the government hold my money, even though interest rates are abysmal. So let’s see, should I sock that money away in a savings account paying less than 1.5%, risk it in this newly volatile stock market […]


the new carbonboy site

by carbonboy on February 20, 2011

It’s funny how an unanticipated hardship forces us to some form of redirection. It happens daily, and can either strengthen us or, at worst, destroy us. Sure, a corrupted file on WordPress that renders IE looking really dumb is hardly a life-changing event given all the really life-changing events that happen with real consequences every […]